Innocence Of Muslims

Egypt court sentences eight to death over prophet film

A court has in absentia convicted seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor on charges linked to "Innocence of Muslims".

Al-Qaeda leader calls for more Muhammad film protests

Ayman al-Zawahiri said a film made in the US mocking the Prophet Muhammad showed Washington was waging a "crusader Zionist war" against Muslims.

Anti-Islam film creator headed for probation hearing

A California man behind an anti-Islam film is due in court for a hearing on whether he violated his probation on a bank fraud conviction.

Truth about the Prophet’s wife

The Orientalist scholar W Montgomery Watt wrote of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam: "Of all the world's great men, none has been so much maligned."

Spanish magazine publishes Prophet Muhammad cartoon

Spanish political satire magazine El Jueves has published a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover, soon after protests rocked the Muslim world.

Libya leader says attack unrelated to anti-Islam attack

Libyan leader Mohamed al-Megaryef said that the deadly September 11 attack on the US consulate was a pre-planned assault.

Muslim leaders challenge Obama defence on anti-Islam film

Muslim leaders have demanded action to stop religious insults in a challenge to Barack Obama's defence of freedom of expression at a UN meeting.

Clinton urges tolerance amid anti-US protests

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has appealed to Muslims to show "dignity" and not resort to violence as they protest an anti-Islam film.

Three weeks to repatriate South Africans killed in Afghanistan

The process of repatriating the remains of eight South Africans killed in a suicide attack in Kabul last week is expected to take another three weeks.

Tens of thousands join anti-Islam film protests in Nigeria

"Death to America, death to Israel, death to the enemies of Islam" shouted crowds of Muslim protesters stretching several kilometres in Kano, Nigeria.

Protests against insults to Islam kill 15 in Pakistan

Protests against insults to Prophet Muhammad turned violent in Pakistan, killing at least 15, but remained mostly peaceful in other Arab countries.

Online video is not real source of rage

The extreme reaction of Muslims to anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" comes after years of subjugation and humiliation by Western forces.


LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences